Getting Around Palisades Tahoe
It's easy to get around Palisades Tahoe. Take free shuttles, local buses, or use one of our Palisades Tahoe Park & Rides.
Palisades Tahoe Express Shuttle
CLOSED FOR SUMMER. In the winter, you can take the free Palisades Tahoe Express Shuttle between The Village at Palisades Tahoe and the Alpine Lodge. At Palisades, the shuttle picks up and drops off across from Coffeebar. At Alpine, the shuttle picks up and drops off in front of the breezeway.
Connect to Tahoe City
TART Connect Shuttle Service
TART Connect is a free regional shuttle that will take you between Palisades Tahoe and Tahoe City in the evenings. Download the app and summon the shuttle like you would any other ride service. Photo courtesy of TART.
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Tahoe Area Regional Transit
Free TART Bus
TART Buses are a free public transport option that connects Palisades Tahoe with the rest of the region. They typically run on an hourly schedule in the winter and will pick up or drop off from the Clock Tower building near The Village at Palisades Tahoe.
Full TART Schedule & Information
Navigating North Lake Tahoe
Tips for what to expect when driving around the region
How do you get here from the airport? How far is it from Palisades Tahoe to Truckee? How close is Lake Tahoe? What do I do when it is snowing? We've got all the answers for you in our guide to getting around the North Lake Tahoe Region.
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Travel Across the Two MountainsThe Base to Base Gondola Connecting Palisades & Alpine
Instead of driving or taking a shuttle between our two base areas, you will now be able to take a 16-minute gondola ride, complete with stunning views of the surrounding Tahoe area. Our two legendary mountains are now united for your convenience. Now closed for the 2022/23 season.
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Travel Around in Each Valley
Free Mountaineer Shuttle Service
Mountaineer is an on-demand shuttle service within Olympic Valley, within Alpine Meadows, and between the two valleys in the evenings. With Mountaineer you can expect door-to-door transportation with typical 15-minute wait times. Download the app, request a ride, and leave the driving to Mountaineer – it’s free, convenient, and good for the environment!
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Get to Alpine from the West Shore
The free Sherwood Shuttle has ended for the 2022/23 season.
The Sherwood Shuttle operates on Saturdays and Sundays. Park in the lot at Sunnyside Resort on the west shore and jump on our free shuttle that will take you to the Sherwood chair at Alpine. The first shuttle leaves at 8:30am. A ticket, pass, or pre-purchased ticket confirmation is required.
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